Enter the total calories or amount and the total amount of servings into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Amount Per Serving. 

Amount Per Serving Formula

APS = TC / S

Variables:

  • APS is the Amount Per Serving (calories/serving)
  • TC is the total calories or amount
  • S is the total amount of servings

To calculate the Amount Per Serving, divide the total calories or amount by the number of services.

How to Calculate Amount Per Serving?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Amount Per Serving.


  1. First, determine the total calories or amount. 
  2. Next, determine the total amount of servings. 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = APS = TC / S.
  4. Finally, calculate the Amount Per Serving.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total calories or amount = 1000

total amount of servings = 5

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the importance of calculating Amount Per Serving?

Calculating the Amount Per Serving is crucial for understanding the nutritional content of food and drinks. It helps individuals manage their caloric intake and adhere to dietary guidelines, ensuring a balanced and healthy diet.

Can the Amount Per Serving formula be used for nutrients other than calories?

Yes, the Amount Per Serving formula (APS = TC / S) can be applied to other nutrients such as fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals to calculate their quantity per serving.

How does knowing the Percentage of Daily Value (%DV) help in diet planning?

Understanding the %DV of nutrients helps individuals gauge how much a serving of food contributes to their daily nutritional needs. It aids in making informed food choices to ensure a balanced intake of essential nutrients.